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Societe Generale Announced by DTCC As Prime Broker to Leverage CTM’s Tri-Party Trade Matching Workflow

DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry,  announced that Societe Generale is reportedly the first Prime Broker to leverage CTM’s new automated tri-party trade matching workflow as the industry prepares for the increased focus on global accelerated settlement requirements. CTM’s new… Read More

DLT Adoption: Société Générale Issues Digital Green Bond on a Public Blockchain

On November 30, 2023, Société Générale issued its first digital green bond in the form of a “ Security Token ” directly recorded by SG-FORGE on the Ethereum blockchain with transparency and traceability of ESG data. The tokens were fully subscribed “by two leading institutional… Read More

First Trust Becomes ETF Issuer at SIX Swiss Exchange

First Trust’s two new products raise the total number of ETFs traded at SIX Swiss Exchange to 1,710. Société Générale takes over market making “for continuous liquidity provision.” Christian Reuss, Head SIX Swiss Exchange, said: “We warmly welcome First Trust Global Funds plc as new… Read More

Societe Generale – FORGE (SG-FORGE) Obtains Regulatory License Approval as Digital Asset Service Provider

Societe Generale – FORGE (SG-FORGE), a subsidiary of the Societe Generale Group dedicated to crypto assets activities, announces that it has obtained its regulatory license approval as Digital Asset Service Provider (‘DASP’, or ‘Prestataire de Service sur Actifs Numériques’ (PSAN)) with the French Financial Markets… Read More

Stablecoins: Societe Generale–FORGE (SG-FORGE) Launches Digital Asset that Purports to Maintain a Stable Value

Societe Generale–FORGE (SG-FORGE), a “fully” integrated and regulated subsidiary of Societe Generale group dedicated to digital assets, launches the EUR CoinVertible, a digital asset that purports to maintain a stable value (stablecoin). EUR CoinVertible is “deployed in Euro denomination on the Ethereum public blockchain (ticker… Read More

Sustainability: Societe Generale Teams Up with Global Startups to Enhance Sustainable, Positive Impact Finance

Eleven new sustainability-focused start-ups joined Societe Generale’s (GLE.PA) flagship Global Markets Incubator (GMI) dedicated “to developing ground-breaking solutions for the financial industry.” From a selection pool of over 140 applicants, these start-ups are “addressing some of the finance industry’s biggest ESG concerns, including carbon emissions… Read More

France: Authorities Search Five Big Banks Regarding Allegations of Fraud, Money Laundering

The French national financial prosecutor’s office (Parquet Financier National – PFN) announced today that it has engaged in multiple search operations at five banking and financial services firms located in Paris and La Defense (a suburb of Paris). According to the prosecutor, the actions are… Read More

Societe Generale-FORGE Completes 7 Million DAI Drawdown from MakerDAO Protocol

MakerDAO, which claims to be the longest-standing DeFi lending protocol and creator of DAI, the original, decentralized stablecoin, announces Societe Generale-FORGE, a subsidiary of French multinational investment bank Societe Generale, has “completed an initial DAI drawdown from the MakerDAO protocol of 7 million DAI. SG-FORGE… Read More

Societe Generale, Altalurra Ventures Invest in impak ratings

Societe Generale – one of Europe’s leading financial services groups, which supports its clients in their environmental and energy transition by providing responsible and innovative financing solutions – and Altalurra Ventures – a fund investing in technological start-ups with an positive impact – “are investing… Read More

Societe Generale – FORGE Teams Up with METACO to Expand Institutional Digital Assets Capabilities

Societe Generale – FORGE, a “fully” integrated subsidiary of Societe Generale, providing issuers and investors with end-to-end services to issue, invest and manage digital-native security tokens registered on public blockchains, has selected METACO, a provider of digital asset management technology and infrastructure, “to orchestrate its… Read More

Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS) Adds New Members: Google Cloud, Société Générale, Others

The Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), the financial services umbrella of the Linux Foundation, recently confirmed the addition of new corporate members, “including Google Cloud, Société Générale, American Express, Point72, Mirantis, and The Digital Dollar Project.” Building upon its 19 new Members in 2021 and… Read More

Societe Generale Introduces Accelerator for Startups Focused on Trade Finance, Cash Management

Societe Generale (GLE.PA) recently introduced its first acceleration program that’s dedicated to startups linked to Trade Finance, Cash Management, Factoring, and Cash Clearing & Correspondent Banking activities. The Group, a partner of many startups, is launching “a new call for projects to improve the customer… Read More

Societe Generale Extends Collaboration with Surecomp to Support Digital Trade Transformation

  Surecomp, which claims to be a market leader in international trade finance solutions for banking institutions and corporations, has confirmed that Societe Generale has now gone live with the latest version of its IMEX solution for back-office trade finance processing automation across four nations… Read More

Institutional Loan Fintech iLex Signs Six International Bookrunners as Key Partner Banks

BNP Paribas, China Construction Bank (Asia), DBS, MUFG, Societe Generale and Standard Chartered have all joined the iLex platform to “accelerate the digitization of corporate loan markets.” The 6 global syndicated loan book runners are joining iLex as partner banks in order to support “innovation… Read More

France’s Societe Generale to Leverage Data and AI to Help with Digital Transformation Strategy

Paris-based Société Générale S.A. (GLE.PA), a French multinational investment bank and financial services company with around €1.3 trillion in assets, says it is putting its trust in data and AI in order to help the organization with transitioning into the digital age. As the institution… Read More

Remote Working: Paris based Société Générale to Allow Employees to Work from Home for Up to 2 Days a Week

Paris-based Société Générale S.A. (GLE.PA), a French multinational investment bank and financial services company with around €1.3 trillion in assets, has decided to allow its workers to work from home for up to two days every week. Société Générale’s management reportedly reached an agreement with… Read More

Voitures: Societe Generale Acquires Online Car Purchasing Platform Reezocar

One of the largest banks in France, Societe Generale, has acquired an online car purchasing platform Reezocar. Launched in 2014, Reezocar aids in the process of purchasing and financing used cars in France as well as elsewhere in Europe. The start-up currently reports 150 employees,… Read More

Traditional Banks can Leverage their Size to Move Faster with Integrating Fintech Solutions Globally, Société Générale Exec Says

Gaelle Olivier, CEO at Societe Generale (EPA:GLE) for Asia Pacific, a French multinational investment bank and financial services company with around €1.3 trillion in assets, argues that traditional banks should not think of Fintechs as direct competition. Olivier, whose comments came during a CNBC interview,… Read More

French Financial Giant Société Générale Reportedly Expected to Shutdown 600 Branches in France By 2025

  Paris-based Société Générale S.A., a French multinational investment bank and financial services company with around €1.3 trillion in assets, is reportedly set to close 600 of its branches by 2025. This is notably due to the merging of the banking group’s two retail bank… Read More

Banque de France Announces CBDC Candidate Selections

The Banque of France has announced its selection of firms that will take the next step regarding a Central Bank Digital Currency or CBDC. According to a release, following the examination of the applications received on 15 May in response to the Banque de France’s… Read More

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